Belhus Blog

I don't pLOVEr this picture..

Poor quality but you can just make out a little ringed plover in the top right hand corner. A pair of these tiny wading birds were seen today having a lovely insect feast on the muddy banks of the lake in the North Field. They need the energy as they will soon be on their way to Africa to spend the winter. We have created a shingle edge to the lake which is good breeding habitat for this species, so fingers crossed this pair will remember and return to raise a brood in the spring...
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